Eggplants are tasty but they are also a really beautiful vegetable plant. We like the heirloom Black Beauty Eggplant because it gives us the big round circles we love to cook and grill with and is a consistent producer. Eggplant is a versatile ingredient that can be prepared and enjoyed in a variety of different ways. Eggplant provides a good amount of fiber, vitamins and minerals in few calories. Eggplants are high in anthocyanins, a pigment with antioxidant properties that can protect against cellular damage.
Broccoli is known to be a hearty and tasty vegetable which is rich in dozens of nutrients. It is said to pack the most nutritional punch of any vegetable. When we think about green vegetables to include in our diet, broccoli is one of the foremost veggies to come to our mind. Coming from the cabbage family, broccoli can be categorised as an edible green plant.
Butternut squash, sometimes known as butternut pumpkin or gramma, is a type of winter squash that grows on a vine. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. It has tan-yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp with a compartment of seeds in the bottom.
It is crunchy, tasty and highly nutritious. Carrots are a particularly good source of beta-carotene, fiber, vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants. Carrots have a number of health benefits. They are a weight loss friendly food and have been linked to lower cholesterol levels and improved eye health.
Kale is a green, leafy, winter vegetable that is high in fiber.
The potassium content of kale may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
It can be a tasty and nutritious side dish or an addition to smoothies and salads.
Anyone who is taking blood thinning medication or who has a kidney problem should check with a doctor before adding more kale to the diet.